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creative:impact-'Gifts of Art' At Michigan Medicine

Dec 5, 2017

Michigan Medicine is a renowned medical center, lauded for its research, teaching and quality of care.  It is also at the fore of recognizing the healing powers of art.  89.1 WEMU's David Fair and President of the Arts Alliance, Deb Polich explore the innovative and expanding "Gifts of Art" program and the impact it's having on patients, doctors, nurses, and hospital staff.  The director of the Gifts of Art program is Elaine Sims and she is the guest on this week's edition of 'creative:impact." 


Creative industries in Washtenaw County add hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy.  Through the feature series, creative:impact, 89.1 WEMU's David Fair and co-host Deb Polich, the President and CEO of The Arts Alliance, will explore the myriad of contributors that make up the creative sector in Washtenaw County.  creative:impact will air at 7:50am and 9:50am each Tuesday as part of Morning Edition.  

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— David Fair is the WEMU News Director and host of Morning Edition on WEMU.  You can contact David at 734.487.3363, on twitter @DavidFairWEMU, or email him at dfair@emich.edu